What’s Funny About…

First Aired: June 2020

1 x 60min episode for BBC Radio 4 Extra.

TV veterans Jon Plowman and Peter Fincham (pictured L-R) talk to the writers, producers, and performers behind some of the UK’s biggest TV comedies to hear the inside story of how they brought their programmes to the screen.

Episodes in the series include Dawn French and Richard Curtis on The Vicar Of Dibley, Armando Iannucci and Rebecca Front on The Thick Of It; Jennifer Saunders on Absolutely Fabulous; John Lloyd and Sir Tony Robinson on Blackadder; Meera Syal and Anil Gupta on Goodness Gracious Me and Hugh Bonneville and John Morton on W1A.

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